Overview

NextPax is a channel management solution that helps short-term rental hosts to automate distribution channels across over 100+ OTAs in the travel industry since 2006. They offer a pay-per-booking model to help STR hosts grow their business.

Pricing

NextPax is a pay-per-booking model. A commission is charged per successful booking. No monthly or fixed fees.

 

Features

FEATURES

Unified Inbox From All Connected OTAs – Yes

Unified Calendar From All Connected OTAs – Yes

Unified Quote Management For All Connected OTAs  – No

Rate Management For All Connected OTAs – Yes, rates are distributed to connected channels.

Channel Management for the Following OTAs –  Nextpax connects to over 100 OTA platforms, including the following major platforms.

  • Vrbo (former HomeAway)
  • Agoda
  • Airbnb
  • Booking.com
  • Expedia Group
  • TripAdvisor
  • Google

Payment Processors – Integrates with the following payment processors:

PMS Integrations

  • Jetstream
  • Booking Studio
  • LiveRez
  • your.rentals
  • Track
  • RealTime Rental
  • Lodgix
  • Hostfully
  • Escapia
  • CiiRUS
  • And other PMS companies that serve hotel operators.

Reports – Yes

Channel-Specific Promotions – No

Email Service Provider Integration – Yes

Review Aggregation from OTAs – Reviews are aggregated from Airbnb and Booking.com. The opportunity exists to also set up review collection for other API-connected channels.

Guest Messaging 

  • Nextpax’s message engine provides two-way guest messaging for:
  • Messaging for other OTAs is also pulled into the NextPax unified inbox.
  • Messages can be automated and scheduled.

Customer Service Via 

  • Phone
  • Email

Additional Features 

  • The NextPax Channel Distribution System (CDS) product allows hosts and property managers of any size to distribute content instantly to any of our connected channels.

Pros

  • NextPax only charges a commission fee when you successfully get bookings.
  • Being connected to a wide range of booking channels and having a direct booking strategy can help reduce your business’s dependence on the leading OTAs.
  • NextPax provides a guest payment solution for OTAs that do not handle payments.
  • The unified inbox simplifies guest communications across a wide range of OTAs.
  • The NextPax CDS (Channel Distribution System) product is available for small operators who manage as few as one property.

Cons

  • Except for Hostfully, the property management software companies that NextPax integrates with are mostly enterprise-level solutions that do not cater to small portfolio hosts. Small operators should inquire about NextPax’s CDS product.

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